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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Yuvraj Singh upset to World Champions Australia in World Cup

Cricket Highlights - Yuvraj Singh upset to World Champions Australia in World Cup

Highlights - ICC Cricket World Cup Quarter Final 2011 - India vs Australia ODI
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One of the greatest quarter final played ever between World champions Australia vs India at Ahmedabad in 2011 World Cup.

Australia won the toss elected to bat first, Australian opener good started they set up the 40 runs stand for first wicket.

Australia lost their first wicket with Shane Watson, He scored a 25, Bradd Haddin completed his half century off 57 balls.

Haddin and Ricky Ponting added the 70 runs for the 2nd wicket partnership, Haddin got out by Yuvraj, He played a splendid innings - 53 off 63 deliveries with 6 fours and 1 six,

Australia falling two quick wickets - Michael Clarke and Michael Hussey, Yuvraj takes the his second with Michael Clarke and Zaheer bowled to Michael Hussey, who was the one of key middle order batsmen for Australia.

At this stage Australia were lost 150 for four wickets, Yuvraj Singh change the match, he took two important wickets, Cameron White scored a just 12.

Ricky Ponting still in the crease, He take the charge, attacking India bowlers and He was completed his half century with consumed 67 deliveries - with three fours.

Australia's captain Ricky Ponting his fifty converted to his sixth world cup hundred and overall 30th odi hundred in one day cricket.

Ponting played fabulous batting performance to scored outstanding 104 off 118 deliveries with seven fours and one six.

Ponting and Haddin contributed 55 run stand for sixth wicket, Michael Hussey brother David Hussey played crusial innings, he added unbeaten 38 off 26 deliveries with three fours and one huge six.

David Hussey 38 helped to Australia reach the 260 for 6 wickets in 50 overs.

India chasing 261 - This target not easy to reach against champions team australia, Indian Opener Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag not a good Started.

Sehwag in crease just short time, He got out to pavilion making only 15 runs with the scoreboard at 44 runs in 8.1 overs.

Australia's All-rounder Shane Watson made the first breakthrough for the India as dashing opener batsman Virender Sehwag was caught at square-leg by Michael Hussey.

Sachin Tendulkar Hitting Cracking shots to crowd Entertained, Tendulkar played a delightful innings, He scored a 53 off 68 deliveries with 7 terrific boundaries.

Shoun Tait takes the Tendulkar's wicket, at this stage India 94 for 2 wickets, Top Order Bastmen Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli added 49 runs for third wicket, Virat Kohli contributed some run for team, He got out at 24,

Gautam Gambhir hit a delightful fifty off 63 deliveries with just two boundaries, Gambhir run out by Cameron White and Hussey.

MS Dhoni come and go, he got out just 7 runs, India lost fifth wicket at 187 in 37.3 overs, at this stage India required 74 runs off 75 balls and Required Run Rate 6 runs per over ( run a ball ).

Yuvraj Singh decided to play memorable innings, he played under pressure Innings with Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Raina both added unbeaten match winning 74 run stand for sixth wicket,

Yuvraj Singh Completed His 4th Half Century in this world cup, Suresh Raina played a Brilliant innings He was scored a unbeaten 34 off 28 deliveries with two fours and one six.

And Yuvraj Singh's Memorable unbeaten 57 runs performance helped to India beat australia by 5 wickets with 14 balls remaining.

Yuvraj Singh played a blinder to charge India to a famous victory against Australia, Yuvraj Singh upset to world champions australia eliminated in quarter final match in World Cup, almost this victory equal to India win world cup final.

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